Teaching and Learning Series
The Teaching and Learning Series focuses on proven strategies that can be implemented
at the course level to create inclusive climates and engage all students in deep learning.
Our goal is to provide our ELAC family with workshops on self-regulated learning,
active learning, research-based principles for building inclusive communities and
teaching to increase student learning, developing a first-gen mindset, recognizing
student learning and success and to consider how information about who our students
are and how they are performing can be used to ensure their success.
Thursday, April 11 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Online Annotation Tools
Learn the ins and outs of using digital annotation tools for close reading. This
workshop is designed to help faculty and students embrace their reading experiences.
The following software tools will be covered in the workshop: Annotate, Diigo, and
Friday, April 12 10:00am – 12:00am
Project-based Learning 101: Engage Your Students Even More!
This workshop will introduce instructional faculty to project-based teaching and
learning. Participants brainstorm with each other and explore how they might incorporate
this pedagogical tool in their courses. A thorough definition and history of project-based
learning will be covered, as well as personal hands-on experience. Activities will
include a Q & A portion and a hands-on brainstorming session.
Friday, April 19 9:00am – 12:00am
Culturally Responsive Training Academy - Equality or Equity: Which One Will We Feed?
Based on his experience and research, Dr. Duncan-Andrade offers concrete, time-honored,
research based strategies that foreground relationships, relevance, and responsibility
as essential ingredients to fundamentally altering the business-as-usual approach
that continues to fail so many of our young people. Through the voices of young people
and educators, this talk reissues license for community responsive practices that
transform engagement and educational outcomes for all students, relieving undeserved
suffering in schools and communities.
Friday, April 26 10:00am – 1:00pm
Threshold Concepts and Transformational Learning
How can threshold concepts transform lives and be applied in various disciplines?
In this discussion and inquiry based workshop, participants will learn the general
characteristics of threshold concepts, and the importance of threshold concepts for
the design of curriculum and learning activities.